Senior Teamlead Logistics (m/f/d)

Switzerland, Visp

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of. 

The site in Visp, Switzerland is growing and for our Biologics organization, we are currently looking for a Senior Teamlead Logistics in Ibex® Solutions, our recently launched unique biological manufacturing and development concept. In this role, you will manage the activities as a service provider for the designated manufacturing units in the area of supply chain and logistics. You will lead a team of specialists in supply chain and logistic. You will be accountable for the performance and results of the assigned area including cost control. Become part of this exciting opportunity and apply now!

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of specialists with full responsibility for all aspects of human resource management such as qualification, development, coaching, hiring, pay decisions and discipline issues

  • Responsible for control of own cost center, identifies and implements cost reduction measures

  • Implements the LONZA culture via openness for change and new ideas, cooperative teamwork and continuous improvement even outside his/her own area of responsibility. Implements a vision as service provider in his organization

  • Responsible for resource and vacation planning of the assigned team members with regard to the fulfillment of all production orders

  • Ensures a good information exchange from the upper management levels to his/her team and the other way around through regularly team meetings and escalation of production issues

  • As a member of the Manufacturing Leadership Team responsible for all aspects related to production support in plant logistics and internal supply chain

  • Ensure and manage the interfaces to Manufacturing, Plant Engineering, QA, QC, Site logistics and supply chain

  • Ensure deviation and change management across its entire area of responsibility. Represents facility during inspections and audits as SME for area of responsibility

  • Support the Capital Investment projects and innovation projects as expert in the area of supply chain

  • Establish, align and adhere to supply chain business processes internally and externally

Key requirements:

  • Master degree in Engineering plus relevant working experience in GMP environment

  • Fluency in English, German would be a plus

  • Very good communication skills for interactions with various interfaces to customers and the project organization

  • Strong team orientation

  • Apply strong process oriented thinking

  • Structured, focused and well-organized working attitude

  •  Open-minded for new ideas and suggestions

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R31349